Le Livre Belge à gravures : Guide de l'amateur de livres illustrés imprimés en Belgique avant le XVIII siècle View larger
Funck (Maurice)

Le Livre Belge à gravures : Guide de l'amateur de livres illustrés imprimés en Belgique avant le XVIII siècle

Paris & Brussels, G. van Oest, 1925
(25.5 cm), xiii (1), 428 (2) pp., 8 phototype plates (including frontispiece), 122 text illustrations. Bound in collector’s quarter-morocco (original printed wrappers bound in). - The work is divided in two parts: a description of printmaking techniques and of prints and illustrated books printed in Belgium before the 18th century, followed by an alphabetical list of some 700 books printed in Belgium during this period. Alphabetical index of artists. Original edition. ¶ Discreet inkstamp on endpaper of the Parisian bookseller, Arthur Lauria (died 1969). Binding lightly rubbed; otherwise an excellent, unmarked copy.
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